Background Check

As part of the application process, EDS requires all applicants who have lived in the United States at any time to undergo a background check, which is a common practice in seminary admission. International applicants will undergo a background check as a part of their application for the student visa upon acceptance to EDS.

CertifiedBackground.com, a division of CastleBranch, utilizes publically available records and residency history in order to complete a criminal and sex offender assessment. The cost of the background check is paid by EDS.